Idaho lawmakers introduce $200M tax cut plan

MGN Online BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho lawmakers have ushered in a $200 million tax cut plan as the first tax relief proposal of the 2018 legislative session. House Majority Leader Mike Moyle said Tuesday the proposal is one of the largest tax reduction bills ever proposed in Idaho’s history. The legislation is designed to offset the Republican tax overhaul that President Donald Trump signed into law last month. If…

Boise restaurant to close after 36 years, meaning a California chain is leaving Idaho

Tons of restaurant chains expand into Boise to get their piece of the pie. But the pie will all be gone soon — at least on Fairview Avenue. Marie Callender’s Restaurant & Bakery, 8574 W. Fairview, will close this Friday, Jan. 26. There are no plans to relocate the restaurant, according to Katie Chalmers, account executive at Murphy O’Brien Public Relations, which represents the Orange County-based restaurant chain. Never miss…

One of Boise’s best-known breweries just got sold. Garden City will get a new taproom

Crooked Fence Brewing Co. is going straight — straight back to its roots. The brewery, which opened in Garden City in 2012 before relocating to Eagle in 2014, has been sold. The new owners plan to bring Crooked Fence back to Garden City and open a taproom there by spring. Known for eye-catching artwork on its beer cans and bottles, Crooked Fence helped jumpstart the wave of local breweries that…